"Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that the killing of Osama bin Laden offered a clear message to al Qaeda’s Taliban allies in Afghanistan: “You cannot wait us out, you cannot defeat us, but you can make the choice to abandon al Qaeda and participate in a peaceful, political process."
— Hillary Clinton: Osama bin Laden killing shows “you cannot defeat us”
“We want to do what we can to protect innocent Libyans against the marauders let loose by the Qaddafi regime,” [Secretary of State Hillary] Clinton said.
Still, Clinton said that if the U.S. were to act alone, “there would be unforeseen consequences to that that I believe would be detrimental.” But, she added, “as part of the international community, there will be a wide range of actions discussed.”
— Clinton: There’s “no way” United States will take unilateral action in Libya